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Martha Howard
4511 South 6th Street
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 470-8208

Current Inspector: Mahrukh Aziz (571) 835-4718

Inspection Date: May 19, 2020

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-111 Administration
22VAC40-111 Personnel
22VAC40-111 Household Members
22VAC40-111 Physical Health of Caregivers and Household Members
22VAC40-111 Caregiver Training
22VAC40-111 Care of Children
22VAC40-111 Preventing the Spread of Disease
22VAC40-111 Medication Administration
22VAC40-111 Emergencies
22VAC40-111 Nutrition
22VAC40-80 THE LICENSE.
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Provider must be MAT certified to administer prescription medication.
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures

Comments:
This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, necessary due to a state of emergency health pandemic declared by the Governor of Virginia.

A monitoring inspection was initiated and completed on 5/19/20. The provider was contacted by telephone to initiate the inspection. There were 3 children present and 2 staff. The inspector emailed the provider a list of items required to complete the inspection. The Inspector reviewed 2 children?s records and 2 staff records submitted by the facility to ensure documentation was complete.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance(s) with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the facility.

The Licensing Inspector has reviewed with the provider COVID-19 Essential Guidance for Child Care programs. For any questions related to this inspection, please contact me at 571-835-4718 or mahrukh.aziz@dss.virginia.gov.

Violations:
Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-4-a
Description: Based on staff interview and records review, the family day home did not obtain updated central registry findings for adult household members.
Evidence:
1. Documentation of the Virginia central registry findings for Household Member # 1 and Household Member # 2 showed that they expired on 2/10/20.
2. Caregiver # 1 stated that the updated central registry findings were not obtained for both household members.

Plan of Correction: The forms will be submitted and a follow up will be conducted with the licensing inspector.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-C-2
Description: Based on staff interview, the family day home did not obtain the central registry finding for an employee within 30 days of employment.
Evidence:
1. Caregiver # 1 stated that Caregiver # 2's first day of employment was 2/10/20.
2. Caregiver # 1 stated that she did not submit the Virginia State central registry form to obtain findings for Caregiver # 2.

Plan of Correction: The form will be submitted and a follow up will be conducted with the licensing inspector.

Standard #: 63.2-1720.1-B-2
Description: Based on staff interview, the family day home did not obtain fingerprint results for an employee prior to the first day of employment.
Evidence:
1. Caregiver # 1 stated that Caregiver # 2's first day of employment was 2/10/20.
2. Caregiver # 1 did not obtain fingerprint results for Caregiver # 2 from the state approved vendor prior to her employment.

Plan of Correction: Fingerprint results from the incorrect agency were obtained. We will make the appointment for her to get fingerprinted and a follow up will be conducted with the licensing inspector.

Disclaimer:

A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.

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